Sumangali is a sister concern of the Kolotan Trust which strives to improve the living conditions of local women by providing employment to the local artists. Sumangali was built with the tripartite honorable ideas- the first being women empowerment in the rural area of Amdanga and its adjacent areas, secondly, to help revive the extant artforms native to the region, and finally, in order to sustain the whole process, to find and generate market for the products produced via locally sourced raw material, thus further contributing to the development of the local economy.

Our Mission

  • To research and identify local extant artforms.
  • To find skilled artisans to pass on their skills to the next generation.
  • To locate and educate aspiring artists, especially women, and provide them with the necessary skills to turn their passion into economically viable endeavors.
  • To hold workshops and awareness programmes within the local low-income community to help empower them.
  • To resuscitate the dying artforms for the next generation.
  • To make a contribution to the local economic growth.
  • To create a market for the unique handicrafts of the region at a competitive market value.

Our Vision

  • To ensure that the unique handicrafts and skills don’t die away with the passing generation.
  • To ensure that women empowerment takes place in a sustainable way.
  • To establish a market for these niche products that are held at a higher esteem.
  • To provide livelihood for passionate skilled and artisans.
  • To establish a sustainable development of the local economy.
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Opening Hours

Mon-Fri: 10am – 4.30pm
Sat: 9.30am – 3.00pm
Sun: 10.00 am – 3.00pm
Public Holidays: as advertised

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